This is a list of all the affirmative active forms of an English regular verb, with their names. For passive forms, see 238. For questions, see 270.
For negatives, see 215. For irregular verbs, see 186.
For more information about the forms and their uses, see the entry for each one. For details of auxiliary and modal auxiliary verbs, see the entry for each one.
future I wili/shall work, you will work, he/she/it will work, we wili/shall work, they will work future progressive I wili/shall be working, you will be working, etc future perfect simple / will/shall have worked, you will have worked, etc
future perfect progressive I will/shall have been working, you will have been working, etc
simple present I work, you work, he/she/it works, we work, they work
I walked across the square
to the cafe.
I walked through the crowd
to the bar.
present progressive I am working, you are working, etc
present perfect simple I have worked, you have worked, he/she/it has worked, etc
present perfect progressive I have been working, you have been working, etc
simple past / worked, you worked, he/she/it worked, etc past progressive I was working, you were working, etc past perfect simple / had worked, you had worked, he/she/it had worked, etc
past perfect progressive I had been working, you had been working, etc
infinitives (to) work; (to) be working; (to) have worked;
(to) have been working participles working; worked; having worked
Note: Future tenses can be constructed with going to instead of will (for the difference, see 136.3).
I'm going to work; I'm going to be working; I'm going to have worked